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Тoronto - the largest city of Canada, an administrative centre of a province of Ontario. The population – 3.9 mln inhabitants.
The city of Toronto is known as «the economic engine» Canada, it is considered one of leading megacities of the world and has the big weight both in region, and at the state and international level.
The population Toronto - one of the largest multinational cities of the world. According to the population of 47 % of inhabitants of Toronto were born outside of Canada. 9,6 % of the general number of immigrants living in a city - natives of India, 8,2 % make of China, on 5,6 % - from Italy and Philippines, 1,3 % - from Russia, 1,2 % - c Ukraine
Climate Toronto is in a zone of a damp continental climate. The climate of Toronto is influenced by a geographical position (the city is located in the south of Canada) and affinity of lake Ontario. The climate of Toronto is characterised in the warm damp summer, in the long moderately warm autumn and in the cold winter. Frequent fluctuations of temperature day by day are possible.
Royal museum of Ontario Opera and ballet theatre Four Seasons Centre which is famous for acoustics has opened. Two troupes (Canadian opera and national ballet) by turns use a theatre building.
After recent change of a management of theatre by a recognition of statements much quality has sharply increased.
Tickets extend basically on a subscription (subscription), and only the tickets not sold on a subscription arrive in free sale. If any tickets remain not sold about one day of representation they can be bought in cash desks of theatre with the huge discount. In this case the maximum quantity of the tickets, sold to one spectator, is limited by two tickets.
History The name "Toronto" is primary carried in the end of XVII century area without accurate borders near northern coast of lake Ontario. Precisely it is not known, that designates this name.
Under two most popular theories it or has occurred from Indians гуронов as «a meeting place», or from language мохоков in which «ткаронто» means «a place where trees grow from water».
Toronto grew slowly and by the end of XIX century still was a small city though already then there there was an electric tram and a transport network, and also a network of suburban railways, Own beaches of a city, however, were not popular because of dust thrown out in lake, therefore inhabitants preferred beaches Симко.
In the beginning of the twentieth century of Toronto was industrially-transport knot with the policy opened for immigration.